Each Summer Oakland Baptist Church, Hopewell United Methodist Church and Richardsville United Methodist come together and plan Summer Vacation Bible School. Kids participate in classes, crafts, music and also get a meal every night. The classes are open to children-adults. This years theme was Mars and Beyond, we took a trip to Mars together and learned many Bible lessons during the week. A fun time is had by all, guaranteed.
This year OBC Celebrated 176th Anniversary and Jim & Cindy's 19th Anniversary with OBC on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at our special Anniversary Celebration. Guy Mattox was our Guest Speaker this year. After the service a Pot Luck along Special Music were held of the church grounds.
Every year OBC hold's a Community Easter Egg Hunt. We welcome adults and children fun games, egg hunt on the church grounds, desserts, special music and an all around great time. Join us next year!
Christmas 2018, we put a lot of time and effort into the Christmas Season. For our Christmas Program we welcomed the Round Oak Praise Team, Karin Tyson & Herman the Mouse, special music by Karen McGowan, Kenny and Pam Voit, Julie Pringle and Cliff Lance. We also have a special Christmas Eve service. Our OSR group also has a special Christmas Luncheon at the home of Pastor Jim & Cindy Ayers.
Pastor Jim and Cindy Ayers Celebrating Oakland's 175th Anniversary, June 10, 2018.
Oakland Baptist Church Christmas Program, December 3, 2017.
Fall Revival 2017 started on Friday, September 15th with our 24 Hour of Prayer began at noon. On Sunday, September 17th with fellowship prior to our service. Our special Guest Speaker was Matt Wagner who brought us reminders of how much Jesus loves us. Following our service we held a pot luck dinner on the church grounds.
Community Vacation Bible School was held June 19-23, 2017 at Hopewell United Methodist Church. "Hero Central" was the theme as we discovered our strength in God! we enjoyed, singing, dancing, crafts, experiments and also learning about the strength's God has given each one of us.
174th Homecoming Celebration was held on Sunday, June 4, 2017. We enjoyed our Special Guest Speaker Matt Wagner and Special Music provided by The Traveling Pilgrims.
On February 26, 2017 we had the please of the Munk Family who are part of our missionaries in Guatemala and their 11 children come to Oakland Baptist Church for fellowship and a pizza party. If you would like to help support the Monk family please contact us at 540-399-1248.